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Sweet Potato Salmon Cakes

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Introduction

We serve these as hors d'uvre with white wines, when guests arrive, they always disappear. In New Zealand our sweet potato [pictured] is called Kumara, [fantastic for those who cannot eat nightshade family, this is a very different kind of potato].

We serve these as hors d'uvre with white wines, when guests arrive, they always disappear. In New Zealand our sweet potato [pictured] is called Kumara, [fantastic for those who cannot eat nightshade family, this is a very different kind of potato].

Ingredients

Serves: 6

Metric Cups
  • 2 large potatoes (peeled and chopped into large chunks)
  • 1 large sweet potato (peeled and chopped into large chunks)
  • ½ red pepper (deseeded, pith removed and chopped)
  • 200 grams smoked salmon (sliced, or flaked smoked fish)
  • 1 small red chilli (deseeded, pith removed and minced)
  • 1 spring onion (finely chopped)
  • 3 teaspoons fresh coriander (chopped - optional)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • black pepper (freshly ground)
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • sour cream
  • 2 large potatoes (peeled and chopped into large chunks)
  • 1 large sweet potato (peeled and chopped into large chunks)
  • ½ red bell pepper (deseeded, pith removed and chopped)
  • 7 ounces smoked salmon (sliced, or flaked smoked fish)
  • 1 small red chile (deseeded, pith removed and minced)
  • 1 scallion (finely chopped)
  • 3 teaspoons cilantro (chopped - optional)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • black pepper (freshly ground)
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • sour cream

Method

Sweet Potato Salmon Cakes is a community recipe submitted by Community and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Boil your potatoes and sweet potato in lightly salted water until cooked.
  • Drain and allow to cool. Mash potatoes and mix in red pepper, fish, chilli, spring onions & coriander.
  • Season to taste.
  • Roll into small balls and flatten each slightly to form thick disks. Heat oil in large heavy frying pan.
  • Fry cakes over medium heat for 5 - 8 minutes on each side until golden.
  • Boil your potatoes and sweet potato in lightly salted water until cooked.
  • Drain and allow to cool. Mash potatoes and mix in red bell pepper, fish, chilli, scallions & coriander.
  • Season to taste.
  • Roll into small balls and flatten each slightly to form thick disks. Heat oil in large heavy frying pan.
  • Fry cakes over medium heat for 5 - 8 minutes on each side until golden.
  • Additional Information

    Serve on platter with sour cream and caviar on top or topping of your choice.

    Serve on platter with sour cream and caviar on top or topping of your choice.

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